Hankey Center Director Amy Ensley and Wilson Associate Professor of Mathematics Karen Adams will present workshops at Cumberland Valley ESTEEM (Exploring Science, Technology, Engineering, Earth Science and Mathematics), a day-long program for 7th-grade girls and their teachers to be held Friday, May 11, at Shippensburg University.
Wilson is one of the co-sponsors of the event, described at http://www.ship.edu/News/2012/04/SU_to_host_science_conference_for_middle_school_girls_May_11/
Ensley is co-organizer of the event with Debbie Gochenaur, an assistant math professor at SU. Ensley was responsible for creating the professional development workshops for teachers, and will teach a workshop entitled, “Engaging Girls in Math and Science.”
Dr. Adams will present a workshop for students called “Engineering Pop-up Cards.”
Ensley and Adams were awarded a Tensor Foundation grant through the Mathematical Association of America that is supporting the teacher professional development component of the program.